Police help family after child death tragedy

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Police spent hours with a Burnley family after child was found dead.

Officers were called to a house in Ighten Road, Ightenhill, around 11am on Easter Monday. It was later confirmed an 11-year-old child had been found by their father. The child had medical conditions, and police verified there were no suspicious circumstances.

The child was taken to the Royal Blackburn Hospital and reported to the Blackburn Coroner.

No other details have been released.